Looking Back

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What we were looking at (and what we missed) in the Jan/Feb 2010 issue of frieze

BY Jennifer Higgie | 01 JAN 20

Network fatigue 2.0

BY Pablo Larios | 24 DEC 19

Is 2018 the year that we abandon an outdated form of stand-up comedy?

BY Olivia Rodrigues | 29 DEC 18

The Berlin-based artist Veit Laurent Kurz shares his favourite shows of the year

BY Veit Laurent Kurz | 24 DEC 18

This year saw the publication of a rich vein of books about motherhood and women’s work

BY Carmen Winant | 21 DEC 18

The glitter of Shanghai’s international art week masks darker changes in the cultural sphere of the People’s Republic 

BY Carol Yinghua Lu | 21 DEC 18

At Studio Voltaire, London, the artists have transformed the former chapel into a wild Wilde Gesamtkunstwerk

BY Hettie Judah | 20 DEC 18

A private show in Stuttgart to neo-Nazi demos in Berlin, queer lessons in times of change

BY Kristian Vistrup Madsen | 19 DEC 18

In a year marked by anger and powerlessness, artists set their sights on empowering counter-narratives

BY Ellen Mara De Wachter | 19 DEC 18

From environmentalist epics to Norse mythology and the re-emergence of Russian cosmism: John Holten surveys the best books of 2018

BY John Holten | 18 DEC 18

From Charlotte Prodger’s Turner Prize win to Glasgow School of Art’s gutted Mackintosh building, a sometimes fraught and rarely dull year in Scotland

BY Chris Sharratt | 18 DEC 18

Despite the ‘golden age of television’ now behind us, several convincing and self-confident series caught our attention

BY Timotheus Vermeulen | 17 DEC 18

It is not unusual for Cuban artists to grumble about excessive state meddling, but it’s rare for complaints to be aired publicly and collectively

BY Coco Fusco | 17 DEC 18

The best films, books and shows focusing on representations of gay life in 2017

BY Matthew McLean | 02 JAN 18

A year of protest and performance in Los Angeles

BY Hedi El Kholti | 31 DEC 17

Berlin-based DJ and producer M.E.S.H. (James Whipple) on the books, events and music that made his year

BY M.E.S.H. | 31 DEC 17

Melissa Gronlund on the best of a bad year: from activists in Jakarta, images of Mecca and labour negotiations in the UAE

BY Melissa Gronlund | 31 DEC 17

In a year marked by natural disasters, some of the best exhibitions in Latin America were attempts to make sense of the environment

BY Magalí Arriola | 29 DEC 17

From Anthropocenic doom in Cecilia Alemani’s Italian Pavilion in Venice to Alvin Lucier’s I Am Sitting in a Room at d14

BY Barbara Casavecchia | 23 DEC 17

Raqs Media Collective on their 2017, from a séance with an 18th century automaton-tiger to imagined conversations with Édouard Glissant

BY Raqs Media Collective | 21 DEC 17